When we look back to the 50’s the glamour and style was not only a demand but a way of living. Movies, literature, fashion, all was involved in this elegant way of living.

The actresses from this decade were an inspiration and still are, so we are doing our tribute to them by giving them the perfect lighting from Delightfull.


Grace Kelly

When we talk about glamour, her name is one that comes to our mind. Known for being also the princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly, added glamour to Hollywood. Her most famous movies were with Sir Alfred Hitchkok “Rear window”, “Dial M for Murder”,  and other just showed how lovely she was. Charles, our latest release, with it’s unusual look it’s perfect.

"Grace Kelly is unique like our Charles Lamp"

Ava Gardner

Considered one of hte most beatiful women of her days, she became one of Hollywood’s leading actresse. She appeared in several high-profile films from the 1950s to 1970s, like “Lone Star” with Clark Gable, “The Barefoot Contessa” with Humphrey Boagrt and others. She was also known for being married to one of the greatest singers of all times, Frank Sinatra. For her, Peggy is perfect. Beautifull and unique like her.

"Ava is gentel as our Peggy Suspension"

 Marylin Monroe

If we talk abou the 50’s we must talk about her. She was the most iconic actress of her age. Her beatuy and irreverence were unique. So unique, she inspired artist, musicians and others. “Gentlemen Prefers Blondes” and “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” were some of the movies that she performed. Knowed also for her love life, Marylin posed also for Playboy and made Kennedy’s birthday an iconic moment by her singing.

Botti is our most iconic lamp… for an iconic actress as well!

"Marylin Monroe and Botti Lamp look perfect together"

Kim Novak

Born in Chicago, Kim Novak, mostly known for her play in “Vertigo” from Alfred Hitchcok, she also started in “Middle of the Night” and “The Notorious Landlady”. Her beauty and looks made her grow and become of the most loved actresses of her time.

Ike, looks classic and simple but can give the perfect vintage touch to a living room. Novak was the perefect touch in Vertigo too.

"Ike and Novak from Vertigo get well together"

Katherine Hepburn

Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress of film, stage, and television. Known for her headstrong independence and spirited personality, Hepburn was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She won an Oscar with “Morning Glory”. She was known also for her beauty and for a really caotic love life. Coltrane with its classic but outstanding looks it’s perfect for her, isn’t it?

"Coltrane table lamp is glamorous as Katherine Hepburn."

Rita Hayworth

Appearing first as Rita Cansino, she agreed to change her name to Rita Hayworth and her natural dark brown hair color to dark red to attract a greater range of roles. She is one of six women who have the distinction of having danced on screen with both Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly.

Our R from Graphic Collection is a lamp that although looks aged it’s so unique as Rita."The dancing Rita and our unique R from Graphic Collection"

 Audrey Hepburn

This Britihs actress was an fashion icon and still is. Recognised also for her movies as “Breakfast at Tiffany’s “, “My Fair Lady” and others, she died at the age of 63 from cancer. She inspired all kind of arts and still inspire actresses to be like her. For her, our Atomic, different and quite inspirational, everyone remembers it…and her too.

"Atomic will be as iconic as Audrey Hepburn"

Ginger Rogers

Romantic and dancing partner in several movies along with Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers made more than 70  films. “Flying to Rio”, “The Gay Divorcee”, “Top Hat” were some of her movies. She also performed in Chicago as Roxie Hart. She won a Oscar for her role in Kitty Fole. She played along with Roland Regan, Marylin Monroe and other amazing artist of that era. For her, the lovely Turner Table...For a dancer, nothing like “Turner” legs!

 "Tina lamp is perfect for the dancing Ginger Rogers"

Bette Davis

Noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters, she was highly regarded for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary crime melodramas to historical and period films and occasional comedies, although her greatest successes were her roles in romantic dramas, “Jezebel”, “The old Maid”, “All About Eve” were some of the movies that she performed, thi last ones she was nominated and won an award with her amazinf performance in “Jezebel”. If we talk about drama, we have the perfect tribute, the amazing Amy table lamp … a tribute to Amy Winehouse, a lovely singer but a sad drama girl.

"Bette Davis is a drama queen like our Amy Lamp"

 Elizabeth Taylor

To fihinish in style, our amazing Elizabeth Taylor. Died in 2011 and still is remembered for her beauty, although the movie “Cleopatra” was her most know, she started perfoming early in the 40’s with National Velvet, and them she starred in “Father of the Bride.” Her marriage to Richard Burton and her friendship with Michael Jackson made her also a very popular icon until know.

Like her perfomings, Matheny it’s a classic that suits in a glamours living room. Perfect, like Elizabeth Taylor.

"Elisabeth Taylor will always be a classic like Matheny Suspension"

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